Futuregames Preparatory CourseFuturegames
About this program
Futuregames Preparatory course
The Preparatory course is suitable for applicants to Futuregames higher vocational game development educations.
Futuregames portfolio course arms you with the ideal start to transition into studying games development at top international games development schools, and commencing your career journey in the games industry. It entails 3 weeks of intensive study with individual mentoring and feedback on your portfolio.
We offer portfolio courses in the following three disciplines:
- Games Artists
- Games Designers
- Games Programmers
The portfolio course for the respective discipline will provide you with:
- An overview of the industry and career advice
- Instruction in the most useful tools & platforms for games development
- One-on-one and group feedback to help you create a portfolio or work samples needed to apply to Futuregames or other games development schools.
A computer with the capability of running Maya/Unreal engine:
CPU: Quad-core Intel or AMD processor, 2.5 GHz or faster
RAM: Minimum 8 GB
Graphics card compatible with DirectX 11 or DirectX 12
Tools and Software
Please observe that free/educational licenses to the software will be provided to you for the duration of the course.
The tools & software that you will have the opportunity to explore are:
- Unreal Engine
- Autodesk Maya
- Substance Designer
- Adobe Photoshop
- Visual Studio
Introduction to the gaming industry & inspiration.
Introduction to tools.
Portfolio and work sample development.
7200 SEK (Nordic residents) / 700 EUR (International applicants)
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About this institute
With almost 25 years of experience Futuregames has consistently ranked as one of the best game educations in the world and our former students make up over 14% of the Swedish games industry working in game art, game design, programming,...
Why study at Futuregames
As most gamers know, Sweden is a global epicenter for games development with a business worth almost EUR 3 billion. You don’t need to take our word for it that Sweden is where game careers take off, just check out the stats from th Swedish Games Industry where amongst other things you’ll discover that every eighth person in the world has played a game made by Swedes!
With almost 25 years of experience Futuregames has consistently ranked as one of the best game educations in the world and our former students make up over 11% of the Swedish games industry working across game art, game design, programming, game marketing and more.
- 90% of our students find a job in the industry within 3 months of graduation
- 11% of the Swedish gaming industry are former Futuregamers
- 25% of the education is an internship at a top games company
So, whether you’re attracted by working in the capital city of Stockholm where 70% of games companies are located or at Futuregames North where innovative games entrepreneurs are developing totally new approaches to game design, we offer a range of exciting opportunities.
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